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quantum computing

IBM unveils its 'most powerful' 433-qubit quantum processor
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IBM unveils its 'most powerful' 433-qubit quantum processor

The Osprey is three times more powerful than IBM's 127-qubit Eagle processor the company launched a year ago
10 Nov 2022
GCHQ chief calls for greater quantum investment, warns of looming Chinese tech dominance
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Policy & legislation

GCHQ chief calls for greater quantum investment, warns of looming Chinese tech dominance

Fleming said that the politically motivated actions of the Chinese state represent an urgent problem that must be addressed
11 Oct 2022
GSMA partners with IBM, Vodafone on Post-Quantum Telco Network Taskforce
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Network & Internet

GSMA partners with IBM, Vodafone on Post-Quantum Telco Network Taskforce

The three organisations will work together to create a roadmap to implement quantum-safe networking
30 Sep 2022
How quantum computing could change cyber security
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How quantum computing could change cyber security

The huge leap in computing performance from quantum computing poses a threat to traditional security, but there are steps you can take to guard agains…
1 Sep 2022
China’s internet giant Baidu unveils first quantum computer
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Hardware

China’s internet giant Baidu unveils first quantum computer

The company also revealed a “plug and play” computing platform letting customers create their own quantum algorithms
25 Aug 2022
Fujitsu becomes Japan's first domestic company to commercialise quantum computing
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Hardware

Fujitsu becomes Japan's first domestic company to commercialise quantum computing

The company will now directly compete for Japanese customers against foreign rivals IBM and Google
23 Aug 2022
Google adds two universities to Australian quantum computing initiative
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Business strategy

Google adds two universities to Australian quantum computing initiative

This is part of the $1 billion it invested in Australia last November, and the tech giant hopes to explore fundamental questions about the nature of q…
28 Jul 2022
US unveils next-gen encryption tools to withstand quantum computing attacks
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Security

US unveils next-gen encryption tools to withstand quantum computing attacks

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) hopes to offer a variety of tools for quantum-proof encryption
7 Jul 2022
Quantum is 'the future of AWS system security', Amazon claims
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Network & Internet

Quantum is 'the future of AWS system security', Amazon claims

With third major quantum investment, AWS sets stage for next decade of network infrastructure
23 Jun 2022
BT and Toshiba address QKD concerns with new trial
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encryption

BT and Toshiba address QKD concerns with new trial

The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) previously raised concerns of potential attacks
27 Apr 2022
AWS launches quantum random number generator
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cloud computing

AWS launches quantum random number generator

The cloud giant is using an Australian university’s technology to help customers access random numbers for experiments through an API
26 Apr 2022
Sydney government-funded innovation hub launches quantum arm
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Policy & legislation

Sydney government-funded innovation hub launches quantum arm

This comes after Australia designated quantum technology as a critical technology for the country’s future
29 Nov 2021
Australia bets $111 million on quantum technology as part of national strategy
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Policy & legislation

Australia bets $111 million on quantum technology as part of national strategy

This comes as part of an action plan focusing on securing critical technologies for the country’s future
17 Nov 2021
BT and Toshiba to launch quantum-secured network across London
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Network & Internet

BT and Toshiba to launch quantum-secured network across London

The two companies say this is the first commercially available network of its kind
5 Oct 2021
Infosys selects AWS to develop next-gen quantum computing applications
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high-performance computing (HPC)

Infosys selects AWS to develop next-gen quantum computing applications

The firm will leverage Amazon Braket to test novel quantum computing algorithms
22 Sep 2021
Researchers build multi-node quantum network
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Network & Internet

Researchers build multi-node quantum network

The network paves the way for quantum internet that uses quantum physics for communications.
19 Apr 2021
IBM brings quantum computing to medical research
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Hardware

IBM brings quantum computing to medical research

Tech giant partners with Cleveland Clinic to build a new quantum computer for health care
5 Apr 2021
IBM offers quantum industry’s first developer certification
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Network & Internet

IBM offers quantum industry’s first developer certification

The company hopes this it help companies and research institutions get their workforce “quantum-ready"
31 Mar 2021
The quantum internet is on its way
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Network & Internet

The quantum internet is on its way

A pair of key experiments show how quantum tech could add unbreakable security to the internet
22 Mar 2021
Q-CTRL’s new AI toolset allows quantum computers to self-optimize
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high-performance computing (HPC)

Q-CTRL’s new AI toolset allows quantum computers to self-optimize

The toolset runs on Q-CTRL’s flagship BOULDER OPAL software
10 Feb 2021
The IT Pro Podcast: The DARQ side of security
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Technology

The IT Pro Podcast: The DARQ side of security

We explore DARQ technologies, and their potential security implications
28 Aug 2020
Quantum security: The end of security as we know it?
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cyber security

Quantum security: The end of security as we know it?

It’s a core component of the developing DARQ technologies, but if a quantum computer performs as expected it could wreak havoc on cyber security
29 Jul 2020
Graphcore unveils most complex processor yet
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artificial intelligence (AI)

Graphcore unveils most complex processor yet

The new IPU features a record-breaking 59.4 billion transistors
16 Jul 2020